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Grazia Deledda

Grazia Maria Cosima Damiana Deledda, also known in Sardinian language as Gràssia or Gràtzia Deledda, was an Italian writer who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926 "for her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island [i.e. Sardinia] and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general". She was the first Italian woman to receive the prize, and only the second woman in general after Selma... Read More

BornGrazia Maria Cosima Damiana Deledda
27 September 1871
Nuoro, Italy
Died15 August 1936 (aged 64)
Rome, Italy
OccupationWriter, novelist
NationalityItalian
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